The Internet of all things rail

Not just a futuristic concept, the quaintly-named ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT)…

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Plans for prettier columns

The universal column – the UC – has a lot going for it. It’s sturdy…

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Edinburgh calling

Station announcements have long been the trigger for comedian’s jokes on stage,…

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Stations as a service

So what are railway stations for? The answer is obvious: they are the places…

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Dawlish – six months on

Last February, a good portion of the UK land mass appeared to be underwater and the coastline was being buffeted and bashed by storms and unprecedented…

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Revitalisation progressing well – An update on Manchester Victoria

Manchester Victoria station is not one of the country’s great stations. Voted “the worst station in the country” in a 2009 Department for Transport-commissioned…

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ERTMS UK test site

There have been several articles already on ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) published in The Rail Engineer, and there will be many more…

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East West Rail – Unleashing the potential

If you were presented with a project that offered reduced journey times, improved connectivity between growing conurbations, new routes for rail freight…

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